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How Low Oil Prices Are Transforming Global Politics In Startling Ways

Jan 12, 2016 at 11:18 | Tom Dispatch

As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring…

Oil Prices Tank Ahead Of Inventory Reports

Jan 12, 2016 at 10:15 | Matt Smith

One hundred and six years after the birth of Luise Rainer, and oil continues in its enthralling escapade – trying to muster a bounce for the…

Successful Cyber Attack In Ukraine Raises Fears Of Further Threats

Jan 11, 2016 at 17:19 | Ronke Luke

It’s finally happened. A theoretical major scenario that has worried governments and industry in U.S. and Western Europe has occurred. Power was cut, through a

Petro States Dipping Into Coffers As Oil Price Reality Kicks In

Jan 11, 2016 at 10:09 | Matt Smith

Fifty-two years after Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” became the first country album to top the US pop album chart, and the crude complex is stuck…

Potentially Worth Trillions, But Is Aramco A ‘Good Deal’ For Investors?

Jan 10, 2016 at 16:23 | Nick Cunningham

Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince Muhammad bin Salman made headlines this week when he said that the kingdom was considering an IPO of Saudi Aramco, the…

Picking The Survivor In A Battered Oil Market

Jan 09, 2016 at 10:09 | Dan Dicker

Oil markets have followed equity markets this week into free fall, dropping to $32 – a repeat of the lows of 2009. We're now at a…

Bearish Sentiment Prevails As 2016 Kicks Off

Jan 09, 2016 at 09:56 | Editorial Dept

In the latest edition of the Numbers Report, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting figures put out this week in the energy…

Is $20 Oil A Possibility?

Jan 08, 2016 at 15:45 | Evan Kelly

The first week of trading in 2016 has gone into the books as the worst opening week in history. First of all, we'll look at some of the key figures…

Shocking: ISIS Attacks On Libyan Oil Facilities Visible from Space

Jan 08, 2016 at 14:03 | Charles Kennedy

ISIS militants in Libya continue to attack key oil infrastructure in the country. The two large oil export terminals at Es Sider and Ras Lanuf came…

Saudis Ponder Selling Stake In Aramco, Oil Keeps Falling

Jan 08, 2016 at 10:16 | Matt Smith

This morning’s fanfare is not only for the first Nonfarm Friday of the year, but also in honor of David Bowie’s 69th birthday). And sure enough…

Crude Hits New Lows Despite Geopolitical Unrest

Jan 07, 2016 at 16:47 | James Stafford

The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran appears to be escalating, but oil markets continue to shrug off the news. Less than a week after the…

TransCanada Sues U.S. For $15 Billion Over Keystone XL Rejection

Jan 07, 2016 at 16:03 | Andy Tully

TransCanada Corp., which lost its bid to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline from western Canada through the United States to the Gulf Coast, is taking…

Asian Shipbuilders Brace For Rough Times As Offshore Sector Wavers

Jan 07, 2016 at 15:48 | Michael McDonald

The New Year is setting off on a dour note for energy investors of all stripes, but among those who should be the most concerned are…

Oil Touches $32 Handle As Panic Takes Hold Of Chinese Markets

Jan 07, 2016 at 10:22 | Matt Smith

It is Dustin Diamond’s 39th birthday today, and accordingly the crude complex is screeching lower – fast approaching the roaring $20s. Blink and you would have…

Petro Currencies Under Fire As Oil Keeps Sliding

Jan 06, 2016 at 17:02 | Nick Cunningham

Low oil prices put pressure on the budgets of major oil producing countries in 2015, but the next domino to fall could be their currencies. Petro-economies…

Maduro Sees His Power Crumble, Will Venezuela’s Oil Be Privatized?

Jan 06, 2016 at 15:55 | Andy Tully

Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Madur says the new majority in the National Assembly plans to privatize the country’s most lucrative industries, the state-run oil and telecommunications…

Oil Prices Continue To Slide As Gasoline Inventories Build

Jan 06, 2016 at 10:06 | Matt Smith

On SuperChef Nigella Lawson’s 56th birthday, the crude complex has all the ingredients for a rampant sell-off. Despite the ongoing tension in the Middle East, oil…

10 Key Energy Trends To Watch For In 2016

Jan 05, 2016 at 17:29 | Nick Cunningham

Energy investors got clobbered in 2015, and are hoping for things to turn positive as we head into the New Year. What can we expect in…

Is ISIS Trying To Seize Libyan Oil Assets?

Jan 05, 2016 at 17:19 | Andy Tully

The Islamic State appears to be trying to add Libyan oil to its source of funding, now that its control of energy outlets in Iraq and…

Middle East Tension Won’t Rescue Oil Prices

Jan 05, 2016 at 13:37 | Evan Kelly

First of all, we will take a quick look at some of the critical figures and data in the energy markets this week. Last year ended on a sour note,…

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